Friday food for thought quote: stray cats … or not?

"Seriously? Can't a guy just go for a walk in the neighborhood?"

Not to discount the work of cat rescuers who rescue and care for stray cats. But this passage from Linda Lombardi’s “Animals Behaving Badly” made me wonder how much of shelter crowding might – again, might – be the result of well-meaning rescuers unwittingly “saving” cats who already have families:

“Many a perfectly contented outdoor cat has found himself scooped up from his daily route and confined, then seen his photo plastered on ‘found cat’ posters, when all he wanted was to be left alone to get home in time for dinner.”

– Linda Lombari, author “Animals Behaving Badly”

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